Al Jazeera

Al Jazeera (Arabic: الجزيره‎ al-ğazīra IPA: [aldʒazi:ra]), meaning "the island" in Arabic, is a Middle Eastern news network. The name refers to the network's status as the only independent news network in the Middle East. Al Jazeera is a television network headquartered in Doha, Qatar. Initially launched as an Arabic news and current affairs satellite TV channel with the same name, Al Jazeera has since expanded into a network with several outlets, including the Internet and specialty TV channels in multiple languages. Al Jazeera is accessible in several world regions.